LSU eyes former Harvard standout Chris Ledlum in college basketball transfer portal

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Chris Ledlum

The college basketball transfer portal door swings wide open March 13.

Although this year’s process is in the infancy stage and there won’t be an immediate mass exodus due to March Madness preparing to get underway, one name LSU fans may want to keep tabs on has already surfaced.

Harvard’s Chris Ledlum is obviously already on LSU head coach Matt McMahon’s radar.

The 6-foot-6, 225-pound wing hails from Brooklyn, New York. Ledlum was a unanimous first team All-Ivy League selection this season after averaging 18.8 points, 8.5 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.1 blocks per game, connecting on 47.3% of his shots from the field.

This past season, Ledlum had 17 points and nine boards against defending national champion Kansas.

The former Massachusetts Gatorade Player of the Year also played wide receiver for the St. Peters’ boys high school football team.

The Tigers are facing stiff competition for Ledlum, who has one year of eligibility remaining. UCLA, Ohio State, Georgia, Indiana, Nebraska, Maryland, Florida, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Butler, Vanderbilt, Marist, Xavier and SMU are among the names linked to him.

So many names willbe popping up in the portal in the coming days and weeks that programs around the game will again see massive change. It’s the new normal in college hoops.

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Rene Nadeau


Born and raised in the New Orleans area, Rene Nadeau has been involved in sports ever since his earliest memories. Rene played basketball, wrestled, ran track, and was an All-District running back in football at John F. Kennedy High School. He went on to be a member of the LSU football program, developing a passion for the game in even…

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